Kyocera DuraXT


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Steps to activate your Kyocera Dura XT

  • Hands free activation

If this is the first time activating your device, hands free activation automatically starts when you power it on for the first time.

  1. With your device powered off, press and hold the Power/Endkey until the screen turns on.
  2. Press OK.
  3. Your device automatically installs available PRL updates.
  4. Press OK.
  5. Your device automatically checks for available firmware updates.
  6. Tap Apply if an update is available. Otherwise tap OK.
  7. Your device restarts.
  8. After it restarts, your device is ready to be used.
  9. You've now completed hands free activation.

Note: If hands free activation fails, continue to the next guide.

  • One touch programming

If this is not the first time activating your device, or hands free activation did not complete successfully, use one touch programming.

  1. From the home screen, press the OK/Menu
  2. Scroll to Settingsand press the OK/Menu
  3. Scroll to Othersand press the OK/Menu
  4. Scroll to Data Settingsand press the OK/Menu
  5. With Update Data Profilehighlighted, press the OK/Menu
  6. Press OK.
  7. Press the Power/End
  8. You've now completed one touch programming.

Note: If one touch programming fails, continue to the next guide.

  • Manual programming

Only use manual programming if both hands free activation and one touch programming did not complete successfully on your Kyocera DuraXT™.

Manually programming your device requires a 6-digit programming code and a 10-digit MSID. If your device was activated via, these codes may be found in the phone activation confirmation email or on the programming instructions page displayed after the activation was processed.

If this is a new line of service or you don't have these codes, make an appointment at a nearby Sprint Store for assistance getting your device programmed.

  1. From the home screen, dial ##followed by the 6-digit programming code followed by #. For example, ##123456#.
  2. Scroll to Edit and press the OK/Menu
  3. Enter the 10-digit phone number (MDN).
  4. Press OK.
  5. Enter the 10-digit MSID.
  6. Press OK.
  7. Scroll to Done and press the OK/Menu
  8. Your device restarts.
  9. After it restarts, from the home screen, press the OK/Menu
  10. Scroll to Settings and press the OK/Menu
  11. Scroll to Others and press the OK/Menu
  12. Scroll to Data Settings and press the OK/Menu
  13. With Update Data Profile highlighted, press the OK/Menu
  14. Press OK.
  15. You've now completed manual programming.
  • Device reset

Only reset your device if it was previously active using a different phone number (MDN).

Resetting your device requires a 6-digit programming code:

  1. From the home screen, dial ##72786#.
  2. Enter the 6-digit programming code.
  3. Press YES.
  4. Your device restarts.
  5. After it restarts, your device is ready to be used.
  6. You've now reset your device.

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